Job Overview

Summary

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN)  985437

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

The Cincinnati VA Medical center is currently seeking one (1.0) Registered Nurse - RN Care Manager position in Primary Care assigned to the Clermont CBOC.   The staff nurse manages the care for the assigned primary care provider's patients by taking responsibility for the development and implementation of the patient-driven, holistic care plans across the continuum provided by Primary Care.  She/he will work closely with Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) which consists of a provider(s), a RN, a LPN and clerical support, other clinics, internal or external services and community agencies.

At the Cincinnati VA Medical Center, our duty is to make sure Veterans receive the finest health care available within our resources. We are devoted to providing primary health care, specialized care, and mental health service to Veterans whom reside within a 50 mile radius of the Medical Center serving veterans in the states of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. For more information, please visit our web site.  

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information onset's Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/

NOTE:  Applicant's education and length of nursing practice (experience) will be considered by a Nurse Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and step of the applicant selected. 

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.


Duties

The incumbent develops the plan for health education and assures the patient and his/her family receives the information needed focusing on self-management, prevention, and wellness based on the patients goals.  The staff nurse provides education, management and monitoring of chronic and acute disease processes and chronic pain.  She/he makes assignments and provides direction to the other members of the nursing staff.  She/he serves as a preceptor and mentor to colleagues and students enhancing the professional growth, personal development and practice of others.  She/he is responsible for collaborating with other services internal and external to the VA to facilitate transitions of care to effectively meet the patient's goals and identified needs.  She/he demonstrates leadership by active involvement in area-based councils, committees, and task forces.  Maybe be required to float to other CBOCs as staff needs arise.  A valid driver's license is required. 

   

WORK SCHEDULE:  Primarily day tour, however evening and weekend hours may be required as programs expand.  Applicant may be required to travel between CBOC's and the Cincinnati VA Medical Center based on staffing and workload? 

Relocation Authorized

  • No